Rain Coast Data Director, Meilani Schijvens

A lifelong Juneauite, Meilani has  20 years of professional and academic experience with Southeast Alaska's economic, transportation and natural resource issues.

Meilani is a past Executive Director of Southeast Conference, and has previously worked at the Juneau Economic Development Council, Sheinberg Associates, and the McDowell Group. Additionally, she has taught a course on Alaska natural resource history at the University of Oregon, worked as an environmental technician at the Greens Creek Mine, and was a staffer in Washington DC for the US Senate Minority Leader.  

She holds an MS in Environmental Science from the University of Oregon and a B.A. in history from Colby College.  

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Rain Coast Data is an economic publication firm located in Juneau, Alaska.  We specialize in:

  • Economic Research and Analysis
  • Economic Development Planning 
  • Publications
  • Data Collection      
  • Charts, Graphs and Infographics
  • Web-based Surveys
  • Media Communications
  • Presentations
  • Executive Interviews